Naperville, IL 60564,USA

Our Team

Empowering Girls One Move at a Time!

Founder and Executive Director

Devanshi is a strong proponent of female empowerment through Chess, Stem Education, and Social Advocacy. She has 6 years of experience playing recreational and competitive chess. She participated in several scholastic and open tournaments during elementary school including All Girls National Championships and K-12 SuperNationals at Nashville. Her latest one is inter high schools- Eagle Chess Tournament where she won the championship award in the individual section. Her other interests and activities include Tennis, DECA, Model UN, Music, and Volunteering. If you have any questions, please contact her at


Head Coach and Curriculum Director

Aria is a competitive chess player with 10 years of playing experience and 2 years of teaching experience. She represented the United States in the World Youth Championships in 2017 and 2018 and won the 2019 U-16 All Girls National Championships. This past February, as one of the few female chess team captains in Illinois, Aria led her team to a state championship! Aria also loves teaching chess and recently finished teaching a 6 week beginner program. She hopes to encourage more girls to play chess and to help them connect to other girls in chess through initiatives like The Chess Queens!